Table 2

Age of first nutritional factor intake and length of breast feeding

Not yet eaten by age 1 year n (%)Age of first intake (mth) when eaten by age 1 year Median (90% central range)
*Still breast fed at year 1.
†Duration of breast feeding within the first year of life (in months).
Type of nutritional factors
    Rice (n = 623)60 (9.6)3 (1.4 to 5.0)
    Fruit (n = 623)2 (0.3)4 (2.3 to 6.0)
    Vegetables (n = 623)4 (2.3 to 6.0)
    Cereal (n = 621)2 (0.3)4 (2.3 to 7.0)
    Meat (n = 623)19 (3.0)5 (3.0 to 9.0)
    Fish (n = 619)47 (7.6)5 (3.0 to 10.0)
    Milk (n = 622)14 (2.3)6 (3.0 to11.0)
    Egg (n = 620)95 (15.3)8 (4.0 to11.0)
Breast fed (n = 388)37 (9.5)*3 (0.2 to11.0)†